ICMA Announces Winner of Bulloch Award
Montvale, N.J., July 8, 2019 – The Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA®), the certification division of IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), named Perdue Farms the recipient of this year’s prestigious Bulloch Award. The award was bestowed at IMA’s Annual Meeting of Members, held during IMA’s Annual Conference & Expo, in San Diego. Dana Morgan, Director of Customer Accounting, accepted this award on the company’s behalf.
The Bulloch Award is given annually to an organization that has demonstrated outstanding sponsorship, encouragement, and support of the CMA program. It honors the memory of Dr. James Bulloch, the first managing director of ICMA. Mr. Bulloch helped to create the original CMA framework as well as develop the high standards of the CMA program that continued to be followed today. Previous Bulloch Award winners have included Phillips, Ping An Insurance, IBM, Cummins, China South Industries Group, and Johnson & Johnson.
“ICMA is pleased to recognize the support of Perdue Farms, which has encouraged their employees to pursue the CMA certification. Their sponsorship of training programs demonstrates their commitment to helping their staff achieve mastery of key accounting and finance skills, especially decision support, planning, and analysis. We look forward to continued collaboration with companies such as Perdue as they take steps to bring the CMA program to their organizations,” said Paul E. Juras, CMA, CPA, Ph.D., ICMA Board of Regents chair (Fiscal Year 2019).
About the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant)
IMA’s globally recognized CMA® certification is a relevant assessment of advanced accounting and financial management knowledge in critical areas such as financial planning, analysis, control, and decision support. For more information about the CMA certification program, please visit www.imanet.org/certification.
About IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)
IMA®, named the 2017 and 2018 Professional Body of the Year by The Accountant/International Accounting Bulletin, is one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA supports the profession through research, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, continuing education, networking and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. IMA has a global network of more than 125,000 members in 150 countries and 300 professional and student chapters. Headquartered in Montvale, N.J.,
USA, IMA provides localized services through its four global regions: The Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe and Middle East/India. For more information about IMA, please visit www.imanet.org.
About Perdue Farms
Perdue Farms is a fourth-generation, family owned, U.S. food and agriculture company. Through their belief in responsible food and agriculture, Perdue is empowering consumers, customers and farmers through trusted choices in products and services. The PERDUE® brand is the number-one brand of fresh chicken in the U.S. and the company is a leader in organic chicken in the U.S., and Perdue AgriBusiness is an international agricultural products and services company. As they approach their 100th Anniversary in 2020, their path forward is about getting better, not just bigger. They never use drugs for growth promotion in raising poultry and livestock, and they are actively advancing their animal welfare programs. Their brands are leaders in no-antibiotics ever chicken, turkey and pork, and in USDA-certified organic chicken. Learn more at www.perduefarms.com.